Five Limoncello Cocktail Recipes Just In Time For Summer Parties
Bar Limoncello Cocktail Recipes

Five Limoncello Cocktail Recipes Just In Time For Summer Parties

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April 9, 2024 at 11:23 PM PST
Bar Limoncello Cocktail Recipes

Five Limoncello Cocktail Recipes Just In Time For Summer Parties

By
April 9, 2024 at 11:23 PM PST

If you’ve ever been to Italy or an Italian restaurant, you’ve probably heard of or even ordered a limoncello. The sweet and tangy flavor of the lemons almost transports you to the Amalfi Coast. Take a sip and imagine looking at a gorgeous view in Tuscany or Sicily, seriously, that’s how good this cocktail is.

Not only is this a tasty cocktail, but similar to wine, it pairs well with different meals. Pair it with some chicken and rice, or a nice steak dinner, or with a warm and hearty soup. This cocktail is also perfect for an at-home date night, a special occasion or holiday, a girls’ night or a night cooking and watching movies by yourself.

With a combination of limoncello and other fruity ingredients and spirits, a limoncello cocktail can be made in many different ways. Take a step into Italy with these limoncello cocktail recipes.

Limoncello Spritz

A limoncello spritz is the perfect fruit and refreshing cocktail. Pictured: Lemon cocktail

Ingredients:

  • Ice
  • Limoncello
  • Prosecco
  • Lemon slice (for garnish)
  • Mint (for garnish)
  • Sparkling water

In your favorite cocktail glass, fill it up with ice. To make this cocktail, start by pouring your limoncello. Then, add your Prosecco and sparkling water. Garnish your limoncello cocktail with mint and a lemon slice.

Limoncello Sunrise

A Limoncello sunrise id the perfect brunch cocktail. Pictured: lemon cocktail

Ingredients:

  • Limoncello
  • Orange Juice
  • Grenadine
  • Orange slice (for garnish)

Add your limoncello and orange juice to a glass with ice. Top your cocktail with grenadine. The grenadine will sink to the bottom, creating a sunrise effect. Garnish with an orange slice and enjoy!

Raspberry Limoncello

The perfect balance of fruity and tangy, this raspberry limoncello cocktail is the most delicious drink you'll sip on. Pictured: Raspberry cocktail

Ingredients:

  • Limoncello
  • Prosecco
  • Ice
  • Raspberries
  • Raspberry syrup (optional)

To your glass, add your ice, limoncello and prosecco. Top your Limoncello cocktail with fresh raspberries. For an extra raspberry taste, add an ounce of raspberry syrup. Enjoy this fruity limoncello cocktail, perfect for parties and girls nights.

Limoncello Lemon Drop Martini

Try a lemon drop limoncello martini for a simple and citrus-flavored cocktail. Pictured: lemon drop martini

Ingredients:

  • Limoncello
  • Lemon
  • Sugar (for rim)
  • Vodka
  • Simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Lemon juice
  • Lemon wedge (for garnish)

For this Limoncello cocktail, presentation is important. Start by rimming your martini glass using sugar and lemon juice. To a cocktail shaker, add your ice, limoncello, vodka, simple syrup and lemon juice. Shake for about 20 seconds and pour into your martini glass.

Aperol Spritz Limoncello

A twist on the classic Aperol spritz, try this as a limoncello cocktail instead. Pictured: Aperol spritz

Ingredients:

  • Limoncello
  • Sparkling water
  • Ice
  • Aperol
  • Orange juice
  • Orange vodka
  • Orange wedge (for garnish)

To your cocktail shaker, add your limoncello, ice, Aperol, orange juice and vodka. Shake for about 20 seconds or until chilled. Pour over ice in your beautiful Aperol glass. Top with sparkling water and an orange wedge for garnish. This limoncello cocktail is perfect for the summer!




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